Daily planner, Sept. 30, 2012


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Geneseo Harvest Time Music Festival

11:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., City Park, Geneseo.

Sailboat Races

1 p.m. and 3 p.m., Lake Davenport Sailing Club, Mississippi River at Oneida Street. Free. (563) 322-6750.

Free Men (Jewish Film Festival)

4 p.m., National Geographic Giant Screen Theater, Putnam Museum, 1717 W. 12th St., Davenport. $6; free students. (309) 793-1300.

"Shuttle -- When We Left Earth: The NASA Missions" (documentary)

1:30 p.m. tour; 2:30 p.m. film, Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Jubilate Deo! (Quad City Choral Arts)

3 p.m., St. Paul Lutheran Church, 2136 Brady St., Davenport. $15; $10 seniors; free students with ID.

"Beauty Queen of Leenane" (comedy), New Ground Theatre

2 p.m., Village Theatre, 2113 E. 11th St., Davenport. $18; $15 ages 55 and older and students. (563) 326-7529.

National Alpaca Farm Days

1-4 p.m., Deitricks' Alpaca Ranch, 11200 Lomax Road, Prophetstown. Free. (309) 944-6865.

Building the American Dream in Moline (Neighborhood Walking Tour)

1 p.m. and 3 p.m. walks; 2 p.m. book signing, 2120 12th St., Moline. Free. (309) 764-6228.

2012 Candidates' Forum

5:30-8:30 p.m., Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. Free. (309) 797-8650.

Threshers' Meal

5-7 p.m., Our Savior Presbyterian Church, 22530 240th Ave., LeClaire. $8; $4 ages 6-12; free ages 5 and younger (family maximum $25). (563) 349-6205.

Rich Baumann

3 p.m., East Moline Nursing and Rehab, 430 S. 30th Ave. Free. (309) 755-3466.

Quad-City's Vintage Rods Car Show

9 a.m.-2 p.m., lot 4, Black Hawk College, 6600 34th Ave., Moline. $2 adults. (309) 796-3080, (309) 796-1051.

Open mic with Sunflower Slim

7 p.m., Studio Pub, 1465 19th St., East Moline. Free. (309) 752-5210.

Fall Flute Festival

1-5 p.m., First Congregational Church, 2201 7th Ave., Moline. $8; $5 students. (309) 762-6543.

Quad Cities Balloon Festival

7 a.m., Kennedy Square, 107 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Free. (309) 737-3154.

Jordbruksdagarna Agriculture Days

10 a.m.-5 p.m., Bishop Hill. Free.

Christians in the Public Square, David E. Smith

9 a.m.-noon voter registration; 10 a.m. event, Faith Evangelical Free Church, 6128 Airport Road, Moline. (309) 292-0433.

Everything Cattail, Mike Granger

1 p.m., Quad City Botanical Center, 2525 4th Ave., Rock Island. Free with admission. (309) 794-0991.

Pumpkin Festival

10 a.m.-4 p.m., Adventure Quest, 3501 207th St. N., Port Byron. Free. (309) 523-3619.

Docent-Led Tour

1:30 p.m., Figge Art Museum, 225 W. 2nd St., Davenport. Free with admission. (563) 326-7804.

Buddy Olson

3-6 p.m., Ducky's Lagoon, 13515 78th Ave. W., Taylor Ridge. Free. (309) 798-2423.

Stock-Car Racing

5:30 p.m., Quad City Speedway, 4200 Archer Drive, East Moline. (309) 792-5030.

Bark in the Park

10 a.m.-1 p.m., Schwiebert Riverfront Park, Mississippi River at 17th Street, Rock Island. Free. (309) 732-2132.

Smokey Joe's Cafe (musical revue)

Circa '21 Dinner Playhouse, 1828 3rd Ave., Rock Island. (309) 786-7733, ext. 2, circa21.com.

Dave Ellis (Funday Sunday)

6-9 p.m., The Muddy Waters, 1708 State St., Bettendorf. Free. (563) 355-0655.

Goldenboy featuring The New Familiar, Seth Knappen, Them Som'Bitches

8 p.m., Rozz-Tox, 2108 3rd Ave., Rock Island. $5.

Rich Baumann

10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m., Unity Church, 5102 47th Ave., Moline. Love offerings. (309) 762-1066.

Swedish Hogmassa (High Mass)

4 p.m., Jenny Lind Chapel, 604 Oak St., Andover. (309) 521-8127.

Country dance and jam session (Midnight Riders)

5-9 p.m., American Legion Post 227, 829 16th Ave., East Moline. $3. (309) 755-5622.




















 




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1864 -- 150 years ago: Journeymen shoemakers of Rock Island struck for higher wages yesterday morning, asking 25 percent increases. Employers have acceded to their demand.
1889 -- 125 years ago: Lighting struck wires of the Merchants Electric Light Co. during a furious storm, and many Rock Island business houses were compelled to resort to gas as a means of illumination.
1914 -- 100 years ago: Members of the First Church of Christ, Scientist, decided to erect a new edifice at a cost of about $60,000.
1939 -- 75 years ago: Willard Anderson, junior forward for the Augustana College basketball team, which won 17 out of 22 contests, was elected captain of the quintet.
1964 -- 50 years ago: John Hoffman, Moline, president of the Sac-Fox Council of Boy Scouts, will be honored for his 50 years in scouting by members of the council at a dinner Thursday evening.
1989 -- 25 years ago: The Quad-Cities has what is believed to be the area's first elite-class gymnast. It's the stuff upon which Olympic competitors are made. Tiffany Chapman, of Rock Island, not only has earned the highest possible gymnast ranking, she won the honor at age 11.






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